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Grain Free Diets-Should you Make the Switch

The following is from a recently posted blog entry by Holistic Select…. Grain-Free Diets – Should You Make the Switch? 07.27.2015 | 10:50 am What is a grain-free diet and is it right for your pet? Well, that’s what we are here to talk about. With so many different brands and recipes out there for […]

Advice from AKC for National Pet Fire Safety Day

PREVENT YOUR PET FROM STARTING FIRES Extinguish open flames – Pets are generally curious and will investigate cooking appliances, candles, or even a fire in your fireplace. Ensure your pet is not left unattended around an open flame and make sure to thoroughly extinguish any open flame before leaving your home. Remove stove knobs – […]

If you find a tick…..

If you find a tick…. * When finding a tick, carefully remove the whole tick from the pet’s body. . How to remove a tick using tweezers: Grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible by gripping its head. Carefully, pull upward until the tick releases his grip. Do not twist or jerk […]

Stella and Chewy’s Voluntary Recall Update

Stella and Chewy’s had one lot of   Chewy’s Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 oz. bags (Lot # 111-15) identified by the Maryland Dept of Agriculture as testing positive for  Listeria monocytogenes.     Out of an “abundance of caution” they are also recalling several other lots of product that MAY have been exposed […]

Fireworks or Thunderstorm Anxiety?

What to do about your dog’s anxiety over fireworks?     Thundershirt has a patented design that applies a gentle constant pressure on a dog or cat’s torso.   Using pressure to relieve anxiety has been a common practice for years.  There are several studies under controlled conditions that show not only better behavior during thunderstorm like conditions […]

Brachycephalic Dogs….and Heat!

Most people are not familiar with the term “Brachycephalic,” but if you own a Pug, Boston Terrier, Pekingese, Boxer, Bulldog, Shih tzu or any one of the other breeds with “pushed in” faces, you should become familiar with this word. The word comes from Greek roots “Brachy,” meaning short and “cephalic,” meaning head. Brachycephalic dogs […]